Your Muscles

What helps your bones and joints to walk, run, dance, and jump? Muscles! Muscles pull your bones to move your body. Muscles in your legs help you to ride a bicycle. Muscles in your arms help you to row a boat.

There are more than 600 muscles in your body!

Running, swimming, dancing, and riding a bicycle are types of exercise. Exercise makes your muscles, bones, and joints strong. Your heart is a type of muscle. Exercise makes your heart strong, too.

Protect your body! Do exercise every day. What is your favorite type of exercise?


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